Connector behind dash came loose, flickering lights.
Dealer covered all.. very happy
the remotes both quit working. was not battery related in the remotes.
Drivers power seat stopped working.
passenger air bag would sometimes turn off even though passenger was seated. Eventually the check air bag light came on. Found wiring under drivers seat ripped out from loom and pass. seat connector undone. Wiring repaired.
new key fobs
Radio replaced. CD player made skipping or tracking noises, started suddenly overnight. Fine one day, noisy nextday. called dealer, they ordered radio, said it would be a few weeks, it was a few days! replaced radio, washed car and no other troubles.
front 12 power outlet wasnt working . fixed .
speaker rattle. replaced under warranty.
Two buttons on the radio and the eject button stopped working.
Airbag light would come on all the time. They replaced the sensor in passenger seat. Radio would drift. Replaced antenna module.
Passenger presence module for airbag system.
HVAC stopped working one very cold morning for approx. 1 minute. It came back on, and never happened again. Technicians couldn't find a problem, so replaced entire HVAC control unit, as it was under warranty.
Squeeky HVAC fan - blower motor replaced.
Driver-side headlight connection shorting out - connection replaced.
Right headlight cutting in and out periodically. Replaced high/low bulbs and 4 wiring connector terminals reinstalled.
Trunk wouldn't open. Found open wire and repaired.
Remote control did not work sometimes. Replaced remote (in stock), problem solved.
Passenger seatbelt alarm beeps when no passenger in seat. Dealer reset computer.
Right front channel of stereo stopped working. Tech decided to replace radio. Radio ordered.
Radio replaced and owner notified to pick up vehicle. Owner discovered that original problem still exists. Tech didn't even check to see if all speakers were working after installing new radio. And they call this "service"?
Right front stereo speaker replaced.
Failure of remote tire pressure sensor. Sensor replaced but has since failed again within two weeks.
Recurring failure of tire pressure monitoring system. New visit, new excuses, no fix.
Failure of Body Control Module (BCM) resulting in loss of brake light function.
Radio totally failed
Passenger seat dead. They said the wiring harness had disconnected. They reconnected it. Seat now OK
Cabin roof leaking. Dealer replaced Satellite Antenna and gasket. Under Warrantee.
Wife's remote keyfob not working. Replaced battery and noticed that battery connection was detached inside the unit. Took to dealer and they examined, ordered a replacement, as they had none in stock. Dealer replaced keyfob, working fine.
Passenger front side window regulator replaced. Covered under extended warranty
replace noisy starter affected by cold temp, replace strut mounts due to noisy right front suspension. the problems still exhist after parts replacement
climate control unit not adjusting fan speed.
fan would remain on high at all times in auto fan mode. the fan speed would never lower itself as the in car tempeture was met.
dealer replaced entire climate control in dash unit.
works great now!
Steering Wheel Button Control Module Replaced -Cruise Control side.
Oil change. Airbag light coming on. Faulty trace found, repaired PPS connector contact. Moldy smell in AC continues. Prev. owner claims Transmission clunks into gear. Not able to reproduce.
Motors for windows, seats, etc., repair
Both low beam headlights were gone. I had to removed the entire bumper to replace this bulbs as well as the parking/ sider light
Center hi mount brake lite inop. Thought to be part of recall. Lite is LED on some vehicles, this car has LED lite. Still awaiting new unit from Gm-parts direct.
Air bag sensor replaced
driver side auto door lock doesn't work. Replaced whole lock module.
Headlight and front driver blinker needed replacing.
Replace old battery
Onstar phone would not connect - intermittant problem.
Headlight shorted out
Driver Express down did not work.
On-Star transmitter failure.
Info and Reset buttons on steering wheel intermittently fail to work. Dealer could not reproduce, so not fixed.
Steering wheel mounted audio controls not working properly intermittently. Volume up sometimes lowers the volume. Volume down sometimes changes to next radio station. Problem duplicated and new steering wheel switch ordered.
Although part was ordered during previous visit for steering wheel controls, dealer never called. But strangely part was not needed because when they originally removed and reinstalled the control it started working normally again.
Service traction control warning 7 times, trans op. erratic. Map sensor replaced plus damaged wiring harness for bsm module from factory repaired.
Changed defective speaker.
replace tire sensor
Same as previous but occurring more frequently and with greater engine drag. (Service traction light)
Key fob lost programing.
Seatbelt light intermittent. key fob lost programming
Passenger seatbelt light and warning tone malfunction Fob doesn't retain program or code.
Both fobs not working. Made an appointment to get the fobs reprogrammed and an oil change. Service manager said that, despite the appointment, he was too busy to get to the car.
Airbag sensor malfunctions. Passenger seatbelt won't activate or deactivate with the ignition on. When someone gets in the car, you have to turn off the ignition and restart to activate the passenger bag. No code thrown = dealer clueless. Both fobs quit working AGAIN - both replaced.
Heated seats come on randomly. They could not find the problem so they disconnected the switch by the seat While on vacation heat for both seats came on and could not be turned off because switches were disconnected. Stayed on for 2 hours. I hooked switches back up. Had to turn off at switch 2 more times. Dealer could not find issue. Pulled main fuse for heat.
remote control does not work all the time. Replaced both remotes and still does not work all the time, will have to return.
remote would not open door or work remote start.
the dealer had the car 5 days and could not repair.
Remote would not work. They said they could not duplicate the issue. Kept car 1 week, gave it back unfixed. Car went back in 3 days later for 4 days. Still not fixed. Remote - Car went back in 3 days later for 4 days. Still not fixed.
still could not get remote units to work....
remote stopped working. both replaced again
top part of onstar antenna separated from the base due a broken piece (bolt?) Dealer replaced the antenna and all is well- no charge to me.
ECS and ABS lights on. Bad sensor on right front wheel for abs/ecs due to "frayed wire" Unit was replaced and all is fine.
Radio fading out - dealer replaced radio.
Instrument panel gage needles did not light up - replaced instrument panel cluster
Tire pressure light stays on. Dealer found no signal from tire pressure monitor. Replaced tire pressure indicator sensor under extended warranty.
Replaced right door lock actuator that was causing error message light to go on--cleared light error message
Right rear passenger window was not fully opening. It bound up approximately 1/3 of the way through it's downward travel, but could be raised back to fully closed. Was fixed under factory warranty at same time as 18,000 mile scheduled maintenance.
"sharkfin" antenna broken while brushing snow off the windshield & roof. Replaced with new antenna that dealer had in stock. Overall, spent approx. 20 minutes at the dealer while employee searched the storage rooms for the correct part. Radio works...
Automatic HVAC controller not working as designed. Would blow cold air when set to 60 deg F (expected), but would blow hot air when set to 61 or higher... even when outside air temp was 80+ deg F. Fixed by replacing entire HVAC controller/head unit.
Headlights - one went out, replaced both. Required removal of front bumper to access rear of headlamp assembly. Both key fob transmitters stopped working, replacement batteries did not solve. Replaced both transmitters.
Left front turn signal bulb burned out. Replaced both Left and Right turn signal bulbs.
Center high-mount brake light was out - bad harness which was replaced.
Air conditioning did not work.
Every time I would turn the air conditioning on their was a pulsating noise coming from the engine compartment. When I would turn the air conditioning off the noise would go away. The passenger side panel turn signal light was burned out. The dealership discovered that the pulsating noise when the A/C was running was the A/C compressor clutch seizing. The dealership replaced the A/C compressor and the noise went away. The new turn signal light bulb that the dealership installed did not work so they now need to replace the wiring harness for the light.
The light now works after the dealer replaced the wiring harness. The pulsating noise that my air conditioning was making before came back. Previous visit dealership replaced air conditioning compressor which solved the problem temporarily. Now the dealership discovered a leak in a air conditioning hose. Parts are on or
AC system low on R134 due to leak at compressor discharge hose at crimp fitting. Replaced hose and recharged the AC system.
Lower tone horn malfunction and needs to be replaced.
New battery died (last straw) possibly because the windows were left down and the inside of the doors got wet in the rain. That started the electrical issues (ie doors locking/unlocking randlomy - had to remove the door lock fuse).
Center brake light out. Replaced LED & circuit board
R/H brake light out. Replaced LED & circuit board
L/H headlight out. Replaced bulb
Service air-bag light came on. Found to be a loose connection in the door, (was a side air-bag.)
AC not cooling as before.
Part had to be ordered. Part replaced and AC now working. Had a rental car for the day.
Instrument cluster display sometimes inoperative Cruise control got stuck and car kept accelerating. Cruise switch sticking so was replaced.
Replace broken tire pressure sensor.
Cleaned out clogged AC/Heater tubes.
dome light switch stopped working because the plastic inside was warped/melted. Saturn ordered new dome light and installed in less than an hour. The dome light was fine before I took the car into another dealership for a tint, so I'm thinking it may ha dome light switch stopped working because the plastic inside was warped/melted. Saturn ordered new dome light and installed in less than an hour. The dome light was fine before I took the car into another dealership for a tint, so I'm thinking it may ha
intermittent radio reception
Trunk latch release button not working trunk won't open. checked connections, swapped relay. can here relay switching so button and electrical connection good. inspected wiring to latch no obvious damage. Next will replace mecahanism
Replace passenger side headlight. Major pain Blown speaker passenger door, removed panel and replaced speaker
a/c intermittent ops.Dealer replaced controller.
CD changer stopped working a long time ago. Finally got around to having it replaced with another factory 6-disc changer.
Master power window switch on driver's door would lower but would not raise passenger window. Replaced master power window switch.
Radio update (poor reception)
Three radio buttons unresponsive (incl. Eject). Whole head unit replaced.
Faulty dome light, loose switch Wrong part ordered (dome light) Part replaced
Sensor errors on passenger seat, then driver seat Sensor replaced, problem returned same day Sensor issue was finally a battery issue (had not been checked)
Cruise control would not stay on. Second time in three years. Bad reception on radio after cruise control repair. Amp and cable replaced.
Noticeable ticking noise from passenger side heater. Dealer attempted to lubricate parts. Problem returned within a day.
Cruise control failed again (third time in 3 years), this time with brake lights either turning on on their own or not turning on at all.
Radio, then amp dead. 2 weeks to replace radio, then 2 weeks to replace amp !
Right side heater still making ticking noise when sold.
Both keyless entry remote fobs had broken battery terminals due to poor soldering. Took fobs apart and resoldered using good quality flux and solder. They are working fine after repair.
Air bag system gives false service required message.
replaced faulty passenger seat airbag sensor
Computer had to be reprogrammed after losing all coding for most accessory functions including lights, remote access, pedal control.
"Info" button on steering wheel stopped working.
Windshield wiper switch on steering column did not operate in all positions. Removed and replaced by dealer under warranty.
Passenger side airbag does not turn off when passenger leaves. Passenger side seat belt warning continues to flash & periodically ding without passenger in seat until car turned off and restarted. Could not replicate at dealer. Moisture collects in driver's side tail light assembly. Previously replaced passenger side tail light assembly for same problem. Told not a problem, they all do that, so long as it dissipates on its own and does not collect in bottom of tail light.
Experiencing poor FM reception with the radio. Stations drift. Radio is basic Aura radio (no XM, no multi-disc CD player. Dealer ordered an antenna amplifier to attempt to improve reception. Install scheduled for 12/13/06.
Problems with poor FM radio reception since delivery. In November the dealer identified it and agreed it was a problem and ordered an antenna module. It was installed, but problem isn't completely gone. Better, though.
Window control on drivers door for back rear right window would not work. Had it replaced.
Remote to unlock the car was not working. The circuit board was bad. They replaced the remote for me, under warranty. 0 charge. Very pleased.
Radio had weak reception. There was a technical bulletin on the problem. Dealer replaced at no cost.
Both keyfob's battery brackets broken at solder joint. Keyfobs replaced.
Heater switch on the drivers seat
Heated seats would just turn on while you are driving
I have had to replace the battery twice about a year apart. The first time it went dead I had to get a jump start to get to work and it shorted out my audio system nothing else just the radio.
Still not fixed!
Blower motor made ticking noise. Dealer replaced blower motor. Now there is a loud roar and vibration that can be felt in the wheel and pedals. Repair was worse than original problem.
Replaced heater core. Coolant smell went away for 2 weeks, and then showed back up. Will call shop and schedule a follow up appointment.
Air conditioner condensation dripping on floor. Cleaned A/C drain.
Condensation dripping on passenger's side floor mat. Dealer allegedly unclogged A/C drain. Problem not fixed. Tried another dealer. Found cracked evaporator housing. Repaired. Problem solved. A/C would not cool down very quickly. Would occasionally not turn or or turn off. Found A/C system was overcharged. Purged and refilled A/C system. Now operates as designed.
Replaced cracked evaporator housing. A/C no longer drips on floor but cabin fills with antifreeze vapors.
Three dealers could not fix antifreeze fumes leaking into cabin. Made me sick, stopped driving car.
replaced broken key fob
Wiring faulty causing various problems;most annoying is seat warmer turns itself on ALL the time. They can never find it,& I doubt they try:/ They charged me for diagnostics, even tho they fixed NOTHING! I complained,but they made me pay
Dash Information Cluster would not reset or change
Purchased the car on 05/19/2007
Returned car to dealer 05/23/07 due to warning light from the driver information center saying "Service Hybrid"
Dealer replaced blown fuse related to Hybrid powertrain controller.
The main fuse for the Hybrid system blew again necessitating this time due to a problem in the fuse block. The service group replaced the fuse block.
A blown fuse caused the transmission control unit to lock the car into 2nd gear. The problem was caused by a short in the wiring. The wiring was restrung which resolved the short.
The compressor had failed and required replacement.